COVID-19: First Langa resident to test positive reflects on COVID-19 and quarantine

COVID-19: First Langa resident to test positive reflects on COVID-19 and quarantine

Nosisi Jacobs from Langa in Cape Town is among the over 37 000 people in the Western Cape who have so far recovered after testing positive for COVID-19. Siyabonga Kamnqa spoke to her about her journey from diagnosis, to life under quarantine and finally recovery.

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COVID-19: Is ‘normal’ healthcare being crowded out?

COVID-19: Is ‘normal’ healthcare being crowded out?

Many types of surgery are being delayed in South African hospitals. HIV and TB testing rates are down. Kathryn Cleary investigates the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on ‘normal’ healthcare in South Africa.

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OPINION: Democracy suffers when legislatures don’t share information

OPINION: Democracy suffers when legislatures don’t share information

The latest Auditor-General’s (AG) report  makes for grim reading regarding a number of provincial departments of health. Yet, there seems little hope that provincial legislatures will hold these departments to account and even less that the public will be kept informed of the activities of these legislatures.

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